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from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna

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Jan 21
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Jan 22
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Jan 23
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$46Deutsche Bahn
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$42Union Ivkoni International
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$46Deutsche Bahn
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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna

distanceDistance370 miles (597 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$48 - $215
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $48 (€40) • 6 h 23 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $215 (€179) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSTUDENT AGENCY k. S. Lufthansa or ÖBB | Nightjet

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 370 miles (597 km) to Vienna from Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $48 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Lufthansa or ÖBB | Nightjet among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna.

Travel from Frankfurt to Vienna: Journey Details

Traveling between Frankfurt and Vienna is simple, and you can choose from trains, buses and flights. Flying is far quicker, taking approximately 4 hours from door to door with 1.5 hours in the air. Trains are comfortable and only take around 6.5 hours to arrive in the Austrian capital. Buses present an economy option, while car pooling services like Bla Bla Car also travel from Frankfurt to Vienna.

Return trips from Vienna to Frankfurt are also available.

How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna, 94,24% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Frankfurt to Vienna

Flixbus, Regiojet and Eurolines all run daily buses from Frankfurt to Vienna, so there's plenty of buses to choose from. Frankfurt to Vienna buses start as early as 5:50 a.m. and there's even a service at 1:50 a.m. in the middle of the night. The journey takes around 10 hours, so if you want to arrive in time to check in, a departure at around 2:00 p.m. makes sense. All buses travel directly, with no changes needed.

Trains from Frankfurt to Vienna

Deutsche Bahn runs a direct train from Frankfurt to Vienna. The first Frankfurt to Vienna train of the day leaves at 6:22 a.m., while the final direct train leaves at 4:20 p.m., although indirect services leave after that if you're happy to change. The shortest rail journey takes 6 hours 48 minutes.

Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna

Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna are the fastest way to arrive in the Austrian capital, with daily flights available from Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, and Eurowings. Direct flights take 1 hour 25 minutes, and the first plane takes off just before 7:00 a.m. After that, there are flights every hour until the final take off at 9:50 p.m. All flights travel directly, and travelers should factor in around 4 hours in total when transport to and from the airports is considered.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Vienna, Austria from Frankfurt am Main, Germany currently allowed?

Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Austria?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Vienna from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Vienna, Austria?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Austria has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 1/16/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Frankfurt am Main and Vienna.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Vienna, Austria due to COVID-19?

Return travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Austria?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Austria?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany was last verified on 1/18/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Frankfurt am Main from Vienna.

How do I travel from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Frankfurt am Main and Vienna. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna?

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $48 (€40) compared to other travel options to Vienna:

A train is $2 (€2) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna costing on average $50 (€42).

A train is $167 (€139) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna costing on average $215 (€179).

What is the fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna?

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Vienna that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 10 h 5 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 23 min.

What is the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Vienna?

You should expect to travel around 370 miles (597 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Vienna.

How many services a day are there between Frankfurt am Main and Vienna?

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna is:

  • 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Frankfurt am Main? Where do I arrive in Vienna?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna:

  • Buses mostly leave from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and tend to arrive in Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Flights most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Vienna at Vienna International Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and tend to arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.

Which travel operators can get me to Vienna from Frankfurt am Main?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with STUDENT AGENCY k. S. For buses to Vienna. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Frankfurt am Main to Vienna tickets on Omio for $50 (€42).
  • Travel with Lufthansa for flights to Vienna. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Frankfurt am Main to Vienna tickets on Omio for $215 (€179).
  • ÖBB | Nightjet can take you to Vienna by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for ÖBB | Nightjet from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna for $48 (€40).

Is there a direct service to Vienna from Frankfurt am Main?

Yes, there are direct services available from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 7 direct trains per day and travel with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Vienna as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Vienna from Frankfurt am Main.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna?

Many of our customers traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna don't make Vienna their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Vienna are Prague, Budapest or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Vienna to any of these top destinations today!

When should I purchase a ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Vienna, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $50 (€42) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket costs $215 (€179) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $48 (€40) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main to Vienna tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.